Reading Gods Word in Bible

Reading Gods Word in Bible

The word "Psalm" comes from a Greek verb meaning "playing a stringed instrument", and was originally used to designate the songs accompanied by that instrument. The latter was called "Salterio", but later the name lost its original significance and began to be used as synonymous with BOOK OF PSALMS.
The Old Testament contains numerous poetic texts with characteristics similar to those of the Psalms. The famous Song of Moses(Ex. 15. 1-18),the hymn of victory sang by Deborah and Barac (Jc. 5),David's elegy for the death of Saul and Jonathan(2 Sam. 1. 17-27),and Jonah's lamentation(Jon. 2. 3-10),are some of the many examples that could be cited. But the treasure of Israel's religious and religious lyrics lies primarily in the Psalter.
A Jewish tradition – which later had wide dissemination in the Church – attributes most of the Psalms to David. This attribution is based on the testimony of the Historical Books of the Old Testament, which repeatedly refer

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